horn-rimmed

UK [ˌhɔː(r)n ˈrɪmd] / US [ˌhɔrn ˈrɪmd] adjective
horn-rimmed spectacles have a thick dark plastic frame

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • horn-rimmed — [ˌho:n ˈrımd US ˌho:rn ] adj horn rimmed glasses/spectacles glasses with frames made of plastic that looks like horn …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • horn-rimmed — [ ,hɔrn rımd ] adjective horn rimmed GLASSES have a thick dark plastic frame …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • horn-rimmed — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of glasses) having rims made of horn or a similar substance …   English terms dictionary

  • horn-rimmed — adjective having the frame made of horn or tortoise shell or plastic that simulates either horn rimmed glasses • Similar to: ↑rimmed * * * ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : having rims of horn * * * /hawrn rimd /, adj. having the frames or rims made of horn …   Useful english dictionary

  • horn-rimmed — /hawrn rimd /, adj. having the frames or rims made of horn or tortoise shell, or plastic that simulates either of these: horn rimmed glasses. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • horn-rimmed — ADJ: ADJ n Horn rimmed glasses have plastic frames that look as though they are made of horn …   English dictionary

  • horn-rimmed — adjective horn rimmed spectacles have frames made of plastic that is made to look like horn …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • horn-rimmed — adj. Horn rimmed is used with these nouns: ↑glasses, ↑spectacles …   Collocations dictionary

  • horn-rimmed — /ˈhɔn rɪmd/ (say hawn rimd) adjective (of spectacles) with frames or rims made of horn, tortoiseshell, or a plastic in imitation of horn …   Australian English dictionary

  • horn-rimmed — adjective Referring to a style of eyeglasses with frames made from horn or tortoise shell or a material that resembles such …   Wiktionary

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